Marites is a hardworking entrepreneur, who has a fishing business in the Philippines. Marites has been in this business for 15 years, and she earns more income from fattening pigs.
She is borrowing PHP 25,000 through NWTF, which she will use to purchase additional fishing materials, like fishing net, bamboo, hooks, and wood, for her fishing business. Marites has been sustaining her business activities through her own efforts, with the help of loans from NWTF. She dreams of saving enough money so she could afford to send her children to college.
About Negros Women for Tomorrow Foundation
Negros Women for Tomorrow Foundation, Inc. (NWTF) is a non-governmental organization established with an aim to help men and women achieve self-sufficiency, particularly in the province of Negros Occidental’s low-income communities. The organization offers its clients a wide variety of products, including loans for micro-entrepreneurs, hospital income benefits, life insurance, accidental death benefits and more. Kiva lenders’ funds will be used to expand the reach of these products to low-income urban and rural communities.